Partial strike in support of hunger strikers across West Bank

June 8, 2014 11:43 AM

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BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- A one-day strike by shops across the West Bank in support of hundreds of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike was widely observed in Tulkarem and Ramallah Sunday, while shops elsewhere largely went about business as usual.

The strike was called for by the Higher Follow-up Committee of Prisoner Affairs to support the hunger strike of hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails who are protesting the indefinite detention of Palestinians without trial, a process known as administrative detention.

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